How many technicians does it take …

… to make it cooler in our training room. Ok, here’s the formula: Take 2 HVAC technicians … A laptop, network cable, one hour of time, and one of these funky things … and befo...

Cool movie coming out next year: “300”

I just watched the trailer for this movie, and it looks great! Based on the epic graphic novel by Frank Miller (think: Sin City), 300 is a ferocious retelling of the ancient Battle of Thermopylae in ...

Turn your innovations into a successful business

The Innovators Network, in conjunction with Kickstand and Idaho TechConnect, are bringing their “Turning Your Innovations Into Successful Business” breakfast seminar to Boise on Oct. 3rd....

IEEE Boise Chapter Banquet

If you will be in Boise on Wednesday, October 25, then you should attend this banquet! The guest speaker is Jerry Saltzer, Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus, Computer Science and Arti...

Hundhausen = Doghouse

Some people ask me why I named my blog “Tales from the Doghouse”, well it’s because Hundhausen literally (but not accurately) translates to Doghouse, and “Tales”, &...

Are you nerdy?

Check out Weird Al’s latest song and video online, and see how many references you can relate too. PS – Check your volume first.

Mark Miller joins the podcasting community

That’s right, Mark thinks he’s going to be the next Carl Franklin, but those are big shoes to fill. As Mark puts it, his professional career is now over, as he will bear his soul on his w...

Comparison of Wiki”s

More and more individuals, companies, and organizations are standing up a wiki. I’m fascinated by their ability to be edited and contributed-to by the community. As such, I’m learnin...